New York City in History (Part 13)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 1,510

  • 1954-06-22 Freddie Prinze, American comedian and actor (Chico & the Man), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-07-18 Tobias Picker, American composer (Emmeline), born in New York City
  • 1954-07-20 Jay Jay French [John French Segall], American rock guitarist (Twisted Sister), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-09-15 Adrian Adonis [Keith A. Franke Jr.], American professional wrestler, born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)

Person of interestLloyd Blankfein

1954-09-15 Lloyd Blankfein, American CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs, born in NYC, New York

CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Lloyd Blankfein
CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs
Lloyd Blankfein
  • 1954-09-22 Shari Belafonte Harper, American actress (Julie-Hotel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-10-01 Richard Schlesinger, American news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-12-06 Miles Chapin, American actor (French Postcards, Get Crazy, Funhouse), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955-08-02 Roberta Wallach, American actress (Civil Wars), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955-08-05 Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Twisted Sister, Scarecrow), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955-09-29 Gwen Ifill, journalist and writer, 1st African American woman to host US public affairs program, born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)

Person of interestWhoopi Goldberg

1955-11-13 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], American actress, comedian and singer (Color Purple, Burglar), born in NYC, New York

  • 1955-11-15 Oliver Conant, American actor (Summer of '42), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestBill Maher

1956-01-20 Bill Maher, American comedian and political commentator (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect), born in NYC, New York

Political Commentator and Comedian Bill Maher
Political Commentator and Comedian
Bill Maher
  • 1956-01-21 Bob Brill, American drummer (Berlin-You Take My Breath Away), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-03-13 Dana Delany, American actress (Colleen McMurphy-China Beach, Exit to Eden), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJamie Dimon

1956-03-13 Jamie Dimon, American business executive and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, born in NYC, New York

CEO of JPMorgan Chase Jamie Dimon
CEO of JPMorgan Chase
Jamie Dimon
  • 1956-04-12 Alex Briley, American actor (Can't Stop the Music), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-05-28 Germaine Montenesdro, 2nd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)
  • 1956-06-06 Jay C Buckey, American physician/astronaut (STS 58 alt, sk: 90), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-06-25 Anthony Bourdain, American-French celebrity chef, author, and TV personality considered one of the most influential chefs in the world (No Reservations, Parts Unknown), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
  • 1956-07-07 Bill Lagattuta, American news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours, Eye to Eye), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-07-30 Soraida Martinez, American painter and creator of Verdadism, born in Manhattan, New York City
  • 1956-09-16 Kevin R Kregel, Pilot/astronaut (STS 70, 78, 87), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-10-08 Stephanie Zimbalist, American actress (Remington Steele, Centennial), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-11-08 Randi Brooks, American actress (Man With 2 Brains, Tightrope), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-11-19 Glynnis O'Connor, American actress (California Dreaming, Ode to Billy Joe), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-12-19 Alice Barrett, American actress (Frankie Frame-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-12-20 Blanche Baker, American actress, Carroll Baker's Daughter (French Postcard), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-03-04 Jim Dwyer, American journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner, born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-03-23 Amanda Plummer, American actress (Hotel New Hampshire, Dollmaker), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-03-30 Paul Reiser, American actor (My 2 Dads, Diner, Aliens, Mad About You), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-05-30 Allison Roe, marathoner (NYC-1981), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Person of interestFrances McDormand

1957-06-23 Frances McDormand, American actress (Fargo), born in NYC, New York

  • 1957-06-26 Patty Smyth, American rock vocalist (Scandal-Warrior), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-07-26 Nana Visitor, American actress (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-09-30 Gladys Portugues, American atress, Mrs Jean-Claude Van Damme (It's Alive 3), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-10-17 Lawrence Bender, American film producer (Reservoir Dogs, Death Proof, Django Unchained, An Inconvenient Truth), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1957-11-04 Najee [Jerome Najee Rasheed], American jazz musician, born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-11-07 Christopher Knight, American actor (Peter-Brady Bunch), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-11-18 Jenny Burton, American rocker (Nobody Loves Me Like You Do), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-12-19 John Gulager, American film director and actor (He Was a Quiet Man), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-12-30 Matt Lauer, American TV host (Today Show 1997-2017), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-01-01 Grandmaster Flash, [Joseph Saddler], American rocker (Message), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-01-06 Scott Bryce, American actor ( As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-01-21 Miguel Alejandro, American actor (Popi), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-01-25 Dinah Manoff, American actress (Elaine-Soap, Carol Weston-Empty Nest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-02-10 Michael Weiss, American musician, born NYC, New York
  • 1958-03-15 Laura Carrington, American actress (Louisa-Alphabet City, General Hospital), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-03-27 Susan Molinari, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York, born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-06-08 Keenan Ivory Wayans, American comedian (In Living Color), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-06-24 Victor M Gerena, American security guard robbed $7 million (FBI wanted), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-06-29 Leslie Browne, American ballerina (Turning Point), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-07-10 Béla Fleck, American banjo player, born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-08-01 "Michael Penn, American singer, songwriter, and composer (No Myth), born in Greenwich Village, New York City
  • 1958-08-07 Alberto Salazar, marathoner (NYC Marathon Winner)
  • 1958-08-16 Angela Bassett, American actress (What's Love Got to Do With It), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-08-30 Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist and human rights activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1958-09-12 Wilfred Benítez, Puerto Rican boxer (world champ at 17y176d), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-10-20 Viggo Mortensen, American Actor (Lord of the Rings, The Road), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-11-01 Rachel Ticotin, American actress (Grace-For Love & Honor, Total Recall), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-11-19 Charlie Kaufman, American screenwriter (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-12-13 Clark Brandon, American actor (Fast Food), born in NYC, New York
  • 1958-12-30 Brandon Clark, American actor (Sean-The Fitzpatricks), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-01-20 Joel Rifkin, American serial killer believed to have killed up to 17 victims between 1989 and 1993 in NYC and Long Island, born in New York
  • 1959-02-12 Nancy Remy, reporter (NYC's Shadow Traffic)
  • 1959-02-12 Omar Hakim, US drummer and composer (Dire Straits, Weather Report), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-03-09 Lonny Price, American actor (Muppets Take Manhattan), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-03-13 Kathy Hilton, American socialite-Hilton Hotels, mother of Nikki Hilton and Paris Hilton, born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-03-18 Irene Cara, Bronx actress/singer (Fame, DC Cab, Certain Fury), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-04-02 Carmen Ayala-Troncoso, American 5K runner, born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-04-12 Elissa Leeds, American actress (Cissy-Dorothy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-05-12 Ving Rhames [Irving Rameses Rhames], American actor (Mission Impossible), born in New York City
  • 1959-05-20 Bronson Pinchot, American actor (Perfect Strangers, Beverly Hills Cop), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-05-21 Nick Cassavetes, American actor and director (The Notebook), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-06-12 John Linnell, American musician (They Might Be Giants), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-06-29 Larry Parham, 4th victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (1st to die)
  • 1959-07-29 Gary Springer, American actor (Bernice Bobs Her Hair), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-08-09 Kurtis Blow, American rapper (Krushgroove-The Breaks), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRosanna Arquette

1959-08-10 Rosanna Arquette, actress (Desperately Seeking Susan, After Hours), born in NYC, New York

  • 1959-10-12 Abigail Kingsley Alling, American executive (Biosphere 2), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-10-22 Todd Graff, American actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-11-26 Jamie Rose, actress (St Elsewhere, Falcon Crest), born in NYC, New York
  • 1959-12-10 Burke Moses, American actor (Sean Baxter-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-02-07 James Spader, American actor (Endless Love, Wall St, Mannequin), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-03-24 Kelly LeBrock, American actress (Weird Science, Woman in Red), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-03-25 Haywood Nelson, American actor (Haywood-Grady, Dwayne-What's Happening), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-03-26 Jennifer Grey, American actress (Dirty Dancing), Joel Grey's daughter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-04-28 Elena Kagan, American Supreme Court Judge, born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-05-31 Chris Elliott, actor/comedian (Get a Life, David Letterman Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-06-22 Tracy Pollan, American actress (Family Ties)/aka Mrs Michael J. Fox, born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-07-17 Nancy Giles, American actress (Connie-Delta, Off Beat, Big, Angie), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-08-07 David Duchovny, American actor (The X-Files, Californication), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-11-03 Sharon Monplaisir, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJohn F. Kennedy Jr.

1960-11-25 John F. Kennedy Jr, American lawyer, magazine publisher (George) and son of JFK, born in NYC, New York

Publisher and Lawyer John F. Kennedy Jr.
Publisher and Lawyer
John F. Kennedy Jr.
  • 1960-12-05 Andrzej Chylinski, American 50k walker (Olympics 26th-96), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-12-22 Jean-Michel Basquiat, US art (Gray, SAMO), born in Brooklyn, NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • 1961-01-04 Lee Curreri, American actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961-01-10 Evan Handler, American actor (Dear Mr Wonderful), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJulia Louis-Dreyfus

1961-01-13 Julia Louis-Dreyfus, American comedienne and actress (Elaine Benes-Seinfeld, SNL, Veep), born in NYC, New York

Seinfeld Comedienne Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Seinfeld Comedienne
Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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